Oracle Volunteers—Asia Pacific

Oracle Volunteers

More Than 83,000 Hours Donated in Asia Pacific

In FY16 and FY17, 19,500 Oracle employees in Asia Pacific contributed 83,485 volunteer hours, supporting more than 235 organizations. Learn more about Oracle Volunteers in India.

Education

  • Hyderabad, India: Oracle Volunteers engaged with 65 children at the DESIRE Society, a home for kids with HIV/AIDS, conducting scientific experiments, discussing environmental topics, and screening science and nature documentaries.
  • Minato-ku, Japan: Oracle Volunteers teamed up with FEE Japan, which promotes sustainable development through environmental education, to lead families through hands-on environmental education workshops.
  • Bangalore, India: Oracle Volunteers hosted spelling bees for underserved students at government high schools in the Bangalore metropolitan area.

Environment

  • Bangalore, India: Oracle Volunteers helped Rashtrotthana Parishat plant trees, desilt lake beds, and clean stairwells. Rejuvenation of the Kumadvathi river basin helps restore the Tippagondanahalli (TG Halli) reservoir, which provides drinking water to Bangalore.
  • Hyderabad, India: Oracle Volunteers built a rainwater harvesting system at Aramghar, a home for the disabled. Volunteers taught the residents about water conservation and crisis management.
  • Beijing, China: Oracle Volunteers collaborated with the Fangshan Gardens Bureau staff to plant trees before enjoying the scenic Gushanzhai village.

Community

  • Tokyo, Japan: Oracle Volunteers participated in the Tokyo Rainbow Pride Week march to celebrate and support diversity and inclusion within the community.
  • Patumwan, Thailand: Oracle Volunteers helped save lives by donating blood to the Thailand Red Cross Society, the primary provider of lifesaving blood to local hospitals.
  • Bangalore, India: Oracle Volunteers partnered with the Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor to rally members of the community to clean and maintain the area near the Varthur bus stop. Volunteers painted walls, removed garbage, and installed trash bins.
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Rainbow Pride Week
Rainbow Pride Week: Tokyo, Japan

I felt very proud to represent Oracle at this event. It was fun to march with my fellow citizens to celebrate diversity and inclusion.

—Midori Kawamukai, Project Leader
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Chikkaballapur, India
Distributing School Supplies: Chikkaballapur, India

Providing essential school supplies is a great way to help ensure that students have the support they need to achieve their educational goals. We’re happy to provide that support.

—Ashwath Prasad, Oracle Volunteer
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Fangshan Gardens
Planting Trees in the Fangshan Gardens: Beijing, China

It felt great to plant trees and to play a part in protecting the environment.

—Lei Xu, Project Leader
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Patumwan, Thailand
Donating Blood: Patumwan, Thailand

It was a humbling experience to see our employees come together to donate blood in the aftermath of the bomb explosion in Bangkok two days earlier.

—Jiranan Chaiyapo, Project Leader
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Hyderabad, India
Building a Rainwater Harvesting Pit: Hyderabad, India

There’s no greater feeling than to create a sustainable solution to provide water to local residents.

—Sriram Sumaithangi, Project Leader

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